Pastor Jones was appointed as the Interim Pastor/Developer by Bishop Gohl in late 2021. He previously served as the Lead Pastor at Evangelical Lutheran Church in Frederick MD from 2016 until 2021. He also served churches in Herndon VA, Burtonsville MD and Washington DC. He is married to his high school sweetheart, Robin Drummond. He has lived in Missouri, Colorado, Minnesota, Virginia and Maryland and has a second home in Panama City, Panama.
He received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Maryland and embarked on a career in retail business. The last ten years of that career he was President of Atlantic Beverage Corporation, a beverage and catering company, in Washington DC. Following his business career, he attended the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg where he received his Master of Divinity with Honors in Theological Ethics.
Pastor Jones is active in the community. He serves as Chaplain for the Frederick Police Department. He is Vice-Chair of the Frederick County Ethics Commission and also serves on the Ethics Panel of the Frederick County Public Schools. He is the 3rd Vice-President of the Sergeant Lawrence Everhart Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution. He serves as the Senior Deacon of Philanthropic Lodge 168 A.F & A.M, New Market and a loyal member of the Scottish Rite in the Valley of Frederick. He is a member of the Rotary Club of Frederick and BPOE Elks Lodge #684 in Frederick. He volunteers weekly at Monocacy Elementary School with Blessings in a Backpack and he and his wife are active supporters of SHIP, the Student Homelessness Initiative Partnership.
The Rev. Douglas P. Jones
Meet the Staff
Kristofer Roberson, Vicar at Living Grace Urbana, is a fourth-year seminarian at United Lutheran Seminary in Gettysburg. Before becoming Vicar, Kristofer taught middle school visual and performing arts with FCPS. Together with his wife, Kristin, an elementary visual art teacher, and daughter, Scarlett, the family resides in Smithsburg, Maryland.
Originally from Adamstown, Vicar Roberson is very familiar with Urbana. For several generations, his family has called the area around Sugarloaf Mountain home. Although much has changed, Kristofer still feels at home in southern Frederick and northern Montgomery counties.
Prior to seminary, Vicar Roberson served as organist and music director for several Frederick area churches. In his spare time, he enjoys country store shopping with his wife, building Legos with his daughter, and taking photos of God’s natural wonders, and cheering on the Baltimore Ravens. #ravensflock
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Thanks to a grant from All Saints’ Episcopal Church in Frederick MD, we have been enabled to add a Faith Community Administrator to our staff.
Meet Kerry Davis. She is experienced in the activities of church offices. She will be working 12-18 hours per week and taking responsibility for the duties of the former Financial Secretary.
Kerry lives in Fairfield PA with her husband and four sons.
Mark Moser is Living Grace's treasurer and serves on the Church Council.